| Jul 15, 2013
| 3:32 PM
Coming this fall: advertisements pitching the opportunity to buy into hedge funds, private equity funds or early-stage companies.
The Securities and Exchange Commission lifted last week a Depression-era ban against private companies advertising the sale...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 1:42 PM
TALLAHASSEE – South Florida senior arcades are likely going out of business.
Lawmakers sent a measure to Gov. Rick Scott Thursday that would outlaw Internet cafes, senior arcades and maquinitas.
"There is nothing in this bill that is going to...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 4:50 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Good morning and happy Tuesday.
Here's what we're reading this morning.
* Orlando Sentinel reports that the stae is retreating from Common Core exams being developed by PARCC in favor of a Florida-designed assessment.
| Nov 5, 2013
| 1:05 PM
As we wind down the year, I've identified major workplace trends affecting the way we work.
From an individual perspective, understanding these trends will give you an advantage. From an employer perspective, it will help make more informed business...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 3:56 PM
No question, it's been a tough economy for many nonprofits to raise money. But Marriottsville-based DonorSearch, launched the same year the economy plunged into the latest recession, has developed a database to help nonprofits identify which of their...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 3:46 PM
Maryland's financial regulator is trying to stop illegal online payday loans by going after the banks that help make the loans possible.
"Without the payday lender's bank, the payday lender can't operate in my state," said Mark Kaufman, commissioner with...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 5:05 AM
At BGT Partners in Hallandale Beach, Fla., founder David Clarke wanted to give his staff a say in how to make the company better. So Clarke took the classic suggestion box into the 21st century, creating a dedicated website where employees anonymously...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 11:35 AM
When Jennifer Williams walked into the Nalley Lexus dealership in Cobb County, Ga., on a recent Tuesday, all she needed was a salesperson to provide her a good deal on her trade-in, the keys to her RX 350 SUV and a happy wave goodbye.
Thanks to the...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 5:38 PM
Marylanders are big complainers.
At least when it comes to the financial services they receive.
Maryland ranked No. 2 in the nation in mortgage complaints per capita, second only to New Hampshire, for grievances lodged with the Consumer Financial...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 8:15 PM
This is the busiest time of year for Robin McKinney.
McKinney is the director and co-founder of the Maryland Creating Assets, Savings and Hope (CASH) Campaign, which provides free tax preparation for low- to moderate-income households in the state....
| Mar 12, 2013
| 3:47 PM
The email that claimed to be from FedEx looked real enough when it arrived in a Broward County sheriff sergeant's personal in-box.
It advised that the deputy — who does not want his name used in this story because he works undercover — had a...